By Donna M. Costa, MS, OTR/L
Fieldwork education links education and practice and is a critical extension of occupational therapy curricula. Yet, despite its importance, the theory and practice fieldwork education has remained relatively free of research, theory, development, or training for those who direct the learning of students.
The chapters in this essential book, each of which offers several learning exercises, address these gaps in the occupational therapy knowledge base, providing a theoretical and philosophical framework, correcting myths, and forging a connection between the theory and practice of clinical education and supervision. For OT and OTA students, this book will encourage an active-learning experience. For new practitioners, the book will help identify a body of knowledge not learned in school. For fieldwork educators, this book will assist with self-assessment and encourage creating a professional development plan that will further refine supervision skills. For managers of practice settings, the book will provide a theoretical base for the administrative, supportive, and educational functions of clinical supervision.
Includes an 18-minute DVD produced by occupational therapy fieldwork students with 5 clinical scenarios that show situations between students and supervisors, followed by discussion questions.
Chapter 1. What Is Clinical Supervision?
Chapter 2. History of Clinical Supervision
Chapter 3. Theroretical Models of Supervision
Chapter 4. Effective Clinical Supervision
Chapter 5. Theories About Learning
Chapter 6. Assessing Readiness to Become a Clinical Supervisor or Fieldwork Educator
Chapter 7. Assessing the Effectiveness of Clinical Supervision
Chapter 8. Cultural Competencies in Clinical Supervision
Chapter 9. Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Supervision
Chapter 10. Feedback in Clinical Supervision
Chapter 11. The Process of Clinical Supervision: Tools of the Trade
Chapter 12. Reflective Practice and Collaborative Learning
Chapter 13. Training Issues in Clinical Supervision
Chapter 14. Clinical Supervision in Role-Emerging Practice Settings
Appendix A. Role Competencies for a Fieldwork Educator
Appendix B. Role Competencies for an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Appendix C. Fieldwork Experience Assessment Tool (FEAT)
Appendix D. Self-Assessment Tool for Fieldwork Educator Competency
Appendix E. Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics (2005)
Appendix F. Guidelines to the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics
Appendix G. Standards for Continuing Competency
Appendix H. Annotated Biliography
Appendix I. Guide to the DVD
1-56900-218-5, 277 pages, 2007